December 24, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment change by major occupational group, 2008-18

Change in employment by major occupational group, projected 200818
Occupational group Projected employment change, 200818

Professional and related occupations

5,227,000

Service occupations

4,069,000

Office and administrative support occupations

1,842,000

Management, business, and financial occupations

1,664,000

Construction and extraction occupations

1,019,000

Sales and related occupations

980,000

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

440,000

Transportation and material moving occupations

391,000

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

-9,000

Production occupations

-349,000

These data featured in the TED article, Employment change by major occupational group, 2008-18.

 

 

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